LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language »

11 Jun, 2018
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After the hurdles my friend and I overcame, I don’t think I was really able to enjoy Paris. I couldn’t properly communicate with the people or understand many of the words aroun me. I’ve realized that although traveling to a country without knowing the language may seem exciting, it can be extremely frustrating.

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE HOME OF A POET”, 20 February 1987 (PART 1)

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE HOME OF A POET”, 20 February 1987 (PART 1) »

16 Mar, 2018
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In spring, the almond blossom competes in brilliance against the snow-crested peaks beyond. Suddenly, like a pencil line sharply delimiting the green lushness of this veritable oasis, the earth turns ochre-arid, supporting only the hardy olive. This is the presence and imagery that permeates the verse of its best-loved son and barb, Federico García Lorca: the viento verde of the undulating corn, long solitary walks through melancholy rain-filled afternoons, y el fondo un campo de nieve…home of the poet.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS FLAMENCO GUITARIST,” Part 1, 11 JANUARY 1980 »

13 Jan, 2018
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Paco de Lucia: “My music has always been cornered in Andalucia, without prestige, even in Spain itself. For many centuries it was thought of simply as gypsy music, from a people without a social class. As a representative of my music I feel I have an obligation to share it, so that everyone will recognize its value and know its worth… This is what I fight for, and why I work, not for money or to be a star.”

THE ECONOMY OF SPAIN: Everything Coming Up Roses?

THE ECONOMY OF SPAIN: Everything Coming Up Roses? »

27 Jul, 2015
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The second quarter of 2015 has seen the highest increase of employment since the same period in 2005

SPAIN TODAY: Palma Proclaimed Best Place; the Virgin Wins Hands Down; Sparkling Spanish Tourism

SPAIN TODAY: Palma Proclaimed Best Place; the Virgin Wins Hands Down; Sparkling Spanish Tourism »

25 Apr, 2015
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Choice news!

EDITOR’S BLOG: Will the Three Horsewomen Defy the Apocalypse?

EDITOR’S BLOG: Will the Three Horsewomen Defy the Apocalypse? »

9 Mar, 2015
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Doomsday soothsayers are predicting an atomized Spanish parliament riddled with political parties of all sizes and shapes

VIDEOTAPED BURNING OF JORDANIAN PILOT BOOMERANGS ON ISIS

VIDEOTAPED BURNING OF JORDANIAN PILOT BOOMERANGS ON ISIS »

9 Feb, 2015
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Jordan has vowed earth-shaking vengeance

THE MOSQUE OF CORDOBA & THE WAR OF WORDS

THE MOSQUE OF CORDOBA & THE WAR OF WORDS »

15 Jan, 2015
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Cordoba was once an icon of religious tolerance. Hopefully the conflict over the name of its mosque-cathedral will be settled and peace re-established